Major Differences in California Long-Term Disability and Individual Disability Insurance Plans

Summary: A Los Angeles disability insurance attorney discusses the differences between long-term disability insurance (typically governed by ERISA) and individual disability insurance plans in California. Contact McKennon Law Group PC today if your long-term or individual disability insurance claim has been denied. Long-term disability (“LTD”) insurance is a form of private insurance that provides individuals …

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Have “Quack” Medical Reviewers Caused Denial of Your Long-Term Disability Claim? California Court of Appeal Berates Insurance Company for Controlling Medical Peer Reviews

During their Presidential election campaigns, Donald Trump and Hillary Clinton spotlighted for America flaws in our criminal justice system.  They raised questions about whether the criminal probe into Ms. Clinton’s private email server was handled honestly or politically.  Conservatives bitterly complained that FBI director Jim Comey’s recommendation not to prosecute Ms. Clinton was inconsistent with …

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Insureds May Still Have a Claim for Insurance Bad Faith Even If Their Insurer Offered to Pay the Policy Limits

Under California law, an insurer has an obligation to, among other things, make reasonable efforts to settle a third party’s lawsuit against an insured.  As a recent decision rendered by the California Court of Appeals illustrates, “reasonable efforts” entail more than timely offering the policy limit to settle a claim from a third party.  The …

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Health Insurance Law Update: Medical Providers Seeking Payment from Insurers Must File a Quantum Meruit Lawsuit Within Two Years of the First EOB

The most common complaint McKennon Law Group PC hears from medical providers is that insurers refuse to pay for the services provided to their insureds, even after the medical provider sought and obtained a pre-authorization from the insurer for the services provided to a patient.  After submitting a bill to the insurance company, all too …

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ERISA Law Update: Supreme Court to Address When Church-Affiliated Plans are Governed by ERISA

In our article of August 15, 2016 entitled “When is a Group Long-Term Disability Insurance Plan Not an ERISA Plan? When it’s Established and Maintained by a Church to Qualify as an ERISA-exempt Church Plan – That’s When,” we discussed a Ninth Circuit Court of Appeals ruling in Rollins v. Dignity Health, 2016 WL 3997259 …

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